VARIABLE BMI < 21 (n=20) BMI 21-30 (n=128) BMI > 30 (n=28) P
Age (year) 47 ± 8 45 ± 7 43 ± 7 0.30
BMI (kg/m2) 21 (20, 21) 25 (23, 27) 34 (31, 36)  
Log10 Viral Load (copies/mL) 2.3 (2.3, 4.0) 2.3 (2.3, 3.9) 2.3 (2.3, 3.5) 0.73
Undetectable Viral Load (<400 copies/mL) 50% 53% 57% 0.88
CD4 (count/mm3) 328 (193, 392) 396 (235, 585) 560 (365, 680) 0.003
ART 75% 77% 75% 0.95
NRTIs 70% 76% 71% 0.79
NNRTIs 35% 33% 29% 0.88
PIs 55% 43% 46% 0.59
HAART 65% 66% 61% 0.89
PI & NRTI-HAART 35% 34% 32% 0.98
NNRTI and NRTI-HAART 10% 23% 18% 0.45
PI and NNRTI-HAART 20% 9% 11% 0.32
hsCRP (µg/mL) 9.9 (0.5, 5.5) 1.6 (0.7, 3.2) 3.4 (1.7, 4.0) 0.020
TNF-alpha (pg/mL) 1.7 (0.9, 2.6) 1.5 (1.0, 2.1) 1.6 (0.8, 2.8) 0.88
IL-6 (pg/mL) 2.2 (1.0, 4.1) 1.5 (1.1, 2.5) 1.8 (1.4, 3.6) 0.077
sICAM1-CD54 (ng/dL) 240 (189, 455) 270 (190, 374) 249 (172, 412) 0.99
HOMA > 2.6 16% 36% 63% 0.004
CAC > 400 11% 3% 0 0.18
Common cIMT (mm) 0.54 (0.51, 0.57) 0.59 (0.51, 0.65) 0.67 (0.57, 0.74) 0.005
Abnormal Common cIMT (> 0.645 mm) 16% 26% 58% 0.003
Normal distributed data presented as average ± SD.
Non-normal distributed data presented as median (min. and max)
Table 5a: Characteristics of the patients, tertiled by BMI.
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